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The Vagrancy Act, 1943 (Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. VII OF 1943 )

Chapter IV


Prosecution and jurisdiction to try offenders
24. (1) No prosecution for an offence under this Act may be commenced except by, or with the permission of, such officer as may be prescribed in this behalf.
(2) No offence under this Act shall be triable by any Magistrate other than a Magistrate of the first class.

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